Type 2 PV surge protector
DS50PV-500/51
DS50PV-500/51
Part Number: 480121
  • Type 2 surge protector for Photovoltaic
  • PV Voltage: 500 Vdc
  • In : 15 kA
  • Imax : 40 kA
  • Pluggable module
  • Remote signaling (option)
  • UTE C61-740-51, EN 50539-11 compliance
Installation Sheet

DS50PV/51 are type 2 surge protectors are designed to protect against lightning surge voltages in photovoltaic power supply network. Based on the use of specific varistors, providing a protection in common mode or common and differential mode.


SPD type 2
Network PV network 500 Vdc
Nominal PV voltage Uocstc 500 Vdc
Max. PV operating voltage Ucpv 600 Vdc
Residual Current Ipe < 0.1 mA
PV Permanent Operating current Icpv < 0.1 mA
Follow current If None
Nominal discharge current In 15 kA
Max. discharge current Imax 40 kA
Total Maximal discharge current Imax Total 60 kA
Current withstand short circuit PV Iscpv 15000 A
Connection mode(s) +/-/PE
Protection mode(s) Common mode
Protection level +/PE (-/PE) Up 2.2 kV
Technology MOV
Connection to Network Screw terminals: 2.5-25 mm²
Format Plug-in modular box
Mounting Symmetrical rail 35 mm (EN60715)
Housing material Thermoplastic UL94-V0
Operating temperature -40/+85°C
Protection rating IP20
Failsafe mode Disconnection SPD of the PV line
Disconnection indicator 2 mechanical indicators
Spare module(s) DSM50PV-500/51
Remote signaling of disconnection Option DS50PVS-500/51 - output on changeover contact
Dimensions See diagram
Weight 0.235 kg
Standards compliance EN 61643-31 / NF EN 50539-11
Certification UL / EAC / TUV